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6 Ways to Cope With Being a Foster Kid

If you’re a foster kid – or even a foster parent – my tips for dealing with feelings of helplessness, shame, and loneliness will help you cope. It’s hard to be in foster care, even when your foster homes are supportive, your foster parents kind, and the system good to you.

6 Ways to Cope With Being a Foster Kid She Blossoms Tips

Comforting Ways to Cope With Loneliness When You Feel Old

Comforting Ways to Cope With Loneliness When You Feel Old

I’ll tell you a secret: you’ll find more wisdom for coping with being alone in the comments below than in this whole article! When you feel old and lonely, you need like-minded folks for comfort and support. My tips on how to cope with being alone in old age are good (if I do say […]


Making a Career Change at 40? 10 Things You Need to Know

These cautions and tips for changing your job when you’re over forty will help you decide what step to take first. Making a career-changing decision at 40 is easier with these practical, inspirational Blossom Tips. When you’re changing your career at 40 or any age, you must believe that you WILL land on your feet! Hold on […]

Making a Career Change at 40

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10 Things You Need to Know About Moving to Africa

Yes, you should move to Africa! I lived in Nairobi, Kenya for 3 years – and I don’t regret a minute of it. Here are 7 mistakes to avoid when you’re moving to Africa, 3 tips from expats living overseas, and a list of things to take to the African continent. Moving to Africa was […]


7 Tips for Finding a Mentor to Help You Succeed at Work

You’ll find business success faster and more interesting if you learn how to find a mentor at work. Scaling upwards is easier when you have a hand up – and when you help your mentor succeed at work, too. These tips for finding and starting a mentoring relationship will help you achieve your life and […]

How to Find a Business Mentor to Help You Succeed at Work

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How to Improve Your Chances of Getting Into Grad School

Most Master and PhD programs are competitive and difficult to get into. Here’s how to improve your chances of getting accepted into the graduate school of your choice. These tips for applying for graduate level studies are from my own experience – they’ll help you complete your application and get accepted into the grad program you […]


How to Be With a Boyfriend Who Isn’t Ambitious or Motivated

You love your boyfriend, but he has no goals or motivation for his future. Here’s how to be in a relationship with a guy who isn’t ambitious about work, school, or anything important in life. I was inspired to share my tips for a reader who asked for advice about her boyfriend. He isn’t ambitious or interested […]

How to be you when your family wants you to be someone else

How to Find a Career Introversion

How to Find a Career to Fit Your Introverted Personality

If you want to love your job, you need work that matches your introverted personality traits. Here’s how to find a career for introverts, plus a link to a handy-dandy personality test for introversion. “I am a severe introvert,” say GG on Best Jobs for Introverts and Quiet People. “Actually, I have severe social anxiety, more than anything. […]